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kid friendly

  • Food & Swine

    Berries and Cream Coffee Cake

    Visiting cakes, or coffee cakes, typically served alongside a nice cup of coffee and good conversation are making a comeback. You can count on me to think of all kinds of excuses…

  • Food

    Guacamole for One, Summer & Sows

    Guacamole is an art. Or at least I thought so, before I realized it is the easiest thing to make, EVER. I wasn’t sure I could make fresh-guac as tasty in my…

  • Food

    Easy Banana Cream Dessert

    If you like banana cream pie, you will love this dessert. This dessert is so simple, my preschooler can make it! There are layers of vanilla wafers, vanilla pudding, sliced bananas and…

  • Food

    Simple Strawberry Shortcake

    Some of the simplest desserts are my favorite, and most popular with you guys, too. Simple Strawberry Shortcake combines the richness of a super easy biscuit, the tart sweetness of summer strawberries and the…

  • Food

    Pork Tenders and Honey Mustard Sauce

    Believe it or not, the most popular recipe I turn out in my kitchen isn’t pie, cinnamon rolls or 6 layer chocolate cake. It is this simple recipe for Pork Tenders with…

  • Food

    Veggie Alfredo Linguini

    I’ve often said, the key to a successful kitchen is the ability to make a traditional sauce or gravy. This alfredo sauce is made like the ‘white sauce’ you learned to make…

  • Food, Pigs

    Donut Mini Muffins & “Teeny Winkles”

    Mini Donut Muffins are one of my kids’ favorite recipes. They are totally pop-able, donut flavored mini muffins, rolled in butter and then cinnamon sugar. They come together quickly, and are a great beginner recipe…

  • Food

    Blueberry Crumb Muffins

    My love of blueberry muffins is not newly acquired. I’ve always loved a good excuse to eat cake for breakfast. These muffins are bursting with blueberries and topped with a sweet, buttery streusel. I…

  • Food & Swine

    Deluxe Egg Nog Milkshake

    If you are down with taking your milkshake game up a notch, listen up. This time of year, it is no secret, I love AE Egg Nog and certainly like to take advantage of the…

  • Farm Life, Food, Pigs

    Iowa Ham Balls

    A couple of months ago, I was invited to accompany bloggers from around the U.S. on a tour of a modern day pig farm. In efforts to connect their audiences more closely with how…

  • Food

    5 Cookie Swap Tips & My Best Cookie Recipes

    Quickly approaching are the crisp snowy evenings when people gather, drink booze and make many varieties of Christmas cookies together, or bring their pre-baked treats to trade.  In theory, it works GREAT.…

  • Farm Life, Food

    B.A.T. Deviled Eggs & New Babies

    Mixing up the regular appetizer spread is never a bad idea. Deviled eggs are one of my favorite things on the PLANET. The trick to making these deviled eggs amazing? Crispy, salty…